Saturday, May 20, 2017

McGurk has full support, backing, US state department spokesperson says

The U.S. State Department spokeswoman, said in a statement that McGurk "has the full support and backing" of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the White House, and that he had done "tremendous work" so far to coordinate the coalition on May 19.


Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on May 18 that Brett McGurk, the U.S. special envoy to the coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), should be removed from his post as he “supports terrorist groups.”

Heather Nauert, spokeswoman said in her statement that the United States respects Turkey's concerns about its approach, and will continue regular consultations on the issue.

"It is critical that we are closely linked with partners on the ground to coordinate both military and civilian efforts to sustain momentum and focus against ISIS," Nauert said.

Meanwhile, McGurk said Turkey was a close ally in fight against ISIL, coalition can't succeed without Turkey on May 19.
 [hurriyetdailynews.com/Reuters]
20/5/17
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